Phlox divaricata

Family:POLEMONIACEAE
Species:Phlox divaricata L.
Common Name:WILD BLUE PHLOX
Plant Notes:**
Status:Native, FACU (NWPL)
Specimen: View specimen details in the USF Herbarium Specimen Database

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Classification

FamilyPOLEMONIACEAE
Genus Phlox
Species Phlox divaricata L. - WILD BLUE PHLOX

Citation

Citation PHLOX DIVARICATA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 512. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: VIRGINIA: Cult. in Sweden, without data, Linnaeus s.n. (lectotype: LINN 217.9). Lectotypified by Wherry, Bartonia 12: 25. 1931.

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Source

CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Gadsden FLAS  
Jackson USF  
Liberty USF  
Washington FLAS  

Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Armeria divaricata Armeria divaricata (Linnaeus) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 432. 1891.BASIONYM: Phlox divaricata Linnaeus 1753. 
Phlox divaricata subsp. laphamii Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, subsp. laphamii (A. W. Wood) Wherry, Genus Phlox 41. 1955.BASIONYM: Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, var. laphamii A. W. Wood 1847. 
Phlox divaricata var. laphamii Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, var. laphamii A. W. Wood, Class-Book Bot., ed. 2. 439. 1847. TYPE: WISCONSIN: Milwaukee Co.: Milwaukee, s.d., Lapham s.n. (holotype: ?).
Phlox laphamii Phlox laphamii (A. W. Wood) Clute, Amer. Bot. 25: 101. 1918.BASIONYM: Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, var. laphamii A. W. Wood 1847. 
Phlox vernalis Phlox vernalis Salisbury, Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton 123. 1796, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Phlox divaricata Linnaeus 1753. 
Phlox canadensis Phlox canadensis Sweet, Brit. Fl. Gard. 3: pl. 221. 1827.  
Phlox divaricata forma albiflora Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, forma albiflora D. M. Moore, Proc. Arkansas Acad. Sci. 1: 26. 1941, non Farwell 1020, nec House 1924. TYPE: ARKANSAS:
Phlox divaricata forma albiflora Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, forma albiflora Farwell, Rep. (Annual) Michigan Acad. Sci. 31: 369. 1920. TYPE: MICHIGAN: Washtenaw Co.: Ypsilanti, 19 May 1918, Farwell 4838 (holotype: BLH).
Phlox divaricata forma albiflora Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, forma albiflora House, New York State Mus. Bull. 254: 581. 1924, non Farwell 1920. TYPE: NEW YORK: Jefferson Co.: Near Adams, s.d., House s.n. (holotype: ?).
Phlox divaricata forma bicolor Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, forma bicolor J. W. Moore, Rhodora 52: 58. 1950. TYPE: MINNESOTA: Houston Co.: Mouth of the Root River, 2 May 1942, Moore & Phinney 14278 (holotype: MIN).
Phlox divaricata forma candida Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, forma candida E. J. Palmer & Steyermark, Rhodora 57: 316. 1955. TYPE: MISSOURI: Barton Co.: 1 mi. W of Nashville, 30 Apr 1953, Palmer 55411 (holotype: MO; isotype: F).
Phlox divaricata forma coulteri Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, forma coulteri Fernald, Rhodora 51: 80. 1949. TYPE: INDIANA: Montgomery Co.: Crawfordsville, May 1889, Coulter s.n. (holotype: GH).
Phlox divaricata forma purpurea Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, forma purpurea Farwell, Rep. (Annual) Michigan Acad. Sci. 31: 369. 1920. TYPE: MICHIGAN:
Phlox divaricata var. canadensis Phlox divaricata Linnaeus, var. canadensis (Sweet) Wherry, Bartonia 12: 34. 1931.BASIONYM: Phlox canadensis Sweet 1827.